Teacher Education Conference


BECAUSE THEY’VE GOT A BARGAIN OR SOMETHING DIFFERENT. ANCHOR: HAVE YOU BEEN THINKING OF GETTING INTO TEACHING BUT NOT SURE HOW TO START? REEDLEY COLLEGE IS PUT ON THEIR FIRST EVER TEACHER EDUCATION CONFERENCE THIS WEEKEND. WELCOME. THANK YOU FOR LETTING ME COME AND SHARE A LITTLE BIT ABOUT OUR CONFERENCE. IT IS GOING TO BE A GREAT EXPERIENCE FOR THOSE STUDENTS THAT DECIDE TO PARTICIPATE. ANCHOR: TELL US A LITTLE BIT IT IS THE FIRST EVER, HOW DO YOU GUYS THINK OF THIS EVENT? WE WERE WORKING WITH A NEW GROUP. THE STUDENTS ARE INTERESTED IN BECOMING ELEMENTARY TEACHERS. WE THOUGHT ABOUT THE IDEA OF HAVING THE CONFERENCE BECAUSE IT IS AN OUTREACH FOR STUDENTS AT THE HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE LEVEL WHO WOULD TO BECOME TEACHERS BUT THEY DON’T KNOW WHERE TO START. OUR PROGRAM IS ACTUALLY A PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN FRESNO STATE, FRESNO CITY AND REEDLEY COLLEGE. ANCHOR: IT AMAZING TO HAVE ALL THOSE RESOURCES IN ONE PLA HOW IS THE EVENT GOING TO WORK WHEN PEOPLE GO THIS WEEKEND? WE HAVE DIFFERENT WORKSHOPS SET UP, WE ARE EXPECTING A GROUP OF 120, WE ARE GOING TO START SMALL, LIKE FOR THIS TYPE OF CONFERENCE WE ARE STARTING WITH A SMALL NUMBER, WE ARE ANTICIPATING STUDENTS TO COME IN TO THE MAIN CAFETERIA, WE WILL START WITH A KEYNOTE SPEAKER, SOMEBODY SHARING HIS EXPERIENCE ON EDUCATION AND AFTER THAT WE ARE GOING TO BREAK DOWN INTO WORKSHOP SESSION. WE HAVE DIFFERT TOPICS LIKE READING FOR, FIRST YEAR TEACHING, JUST DIFFERENT TYPE OF INFORMATION THAT THE STUDENTS CAN PREPARE THEMSELVES, IF THERE ARE IN HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE TO BECOME TEACHERS. ANCHOR: IS IT A TEACHER OF ANY GRADE? WE ARE INVITING JUNIORS AND SENIORS IN HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE STUDENTS. IT IS FOR STUDENTS WHO ARE THINKING ABOUT BECOMING TEACHERS OR SOME WHO MAY BE UNDECIDED. WE HAVE WORKSHOPS THAT WILL PROVIDE THE DIFFERENT INFORMATION. THE DIFFERENT LEVELS OF TEACHES FROM K TO HIGH SCHOOL,ND WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT OPTIONS THEY HAVE IN EDUCATION, BECAUSE IT IS NOT ONLY THE TRADITION CLASSROOM, THEY CAN ACTUALLY LEARN ABOUT EDUCATION SYSTEM BUT A LOT OF NEW PROGRAMS NOW LIKE THE EMERSION SCHOOLS. IF THERE ARE CONSIDERING TEACHERING, THERE ARE HAVE OPTIONS. ANCHOR: THERE ARE SO MANY WAYS THAT YOU CAN GO, AND TO GET AN IDEA BEFORE YOU GRADUATE THAT’S REALLY NICE. THAT’S OUR PLAN, THE EVENT ITSELF IS FREE, FROM 8:00 TO 2:00 P.M. FREE LUNCH, FREE BREAK FAST, GREAT INFORMATION. THAT’S GREAT FOR STUDENTS TO KNOW THEY CAN GO INTO A PLACE AND RECEIVE ALL THIS INFORMATION AND BE READY. ANCHOR: THAT’S SATURDAY? THIS COMING SATURDAY REEDLEY COLLEGE IN THE CAFETERIA. ANCHOR: WHAT DO YOU HOPE THESE KIDS ARE GETTING? I’M HOPING FOR THEM TO GET MORE MOTIVATION, WE WANT MORE STUDENTS TO BECOME TEACHER, WE WANT OUR STUDENTS TO KNOW THAT THERE IS SO MUCH TO GIVE INSIDE A CLASSROOM. THAT JUST THE WAY THEY RECEIVE THE EDUCATION WHEN THEY WERE GROWING UP THEY HAD A TEACHER THERE TO SUPPORT THEM AND THEY WERE PASSIONATE ABOUT TEACHING THEM ALL THE DIFFERENT THINGS THEY LEARNED IN ELEMENTARY, THAT’S ONE OF THE MAIN THINGS WE ARE ACTUALLY TRYING TO DO, JUST FOR STUDENTS TO FIND THE MOTIVATION AND PURSUE EDUCATION. A WILL THE OF STUDENTS WANT TO BE TEACHERS BUT THEY DON’T KNOW HOW TO DO IT. THEY DON’T KNOW IF THERE ARE TEACHER MATERIAL, BUT WE WANT THEM TO BE ABLE TO EXPLORE THOSE AREAS RIGHT NOW IN THE EARLY STAGE IN OUR EDUCATION AND TO BE ABLE TO BECOME TEACHERS. THAT’S OUR MAIN PURPOSE, WE HAVE A PROGRAM WE ARE TRYING TO RECRUIT STUDENTS AT REEDLEY COLLEGE OR FRESNO CITY. THAT IS A PROGRAM THAT WILL INVITE STUDENT TO PURSUE EDUCATION IN BILINGUAL EDUCATION. ANCHOR: THANK YOU SO MUCH, GOOD LUCK WITH THE EVENT SATURDAY AT REEDLEY COLLEGE. THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR JOINING US. THANK YOU. ANCHOR: DON’T CHANGE THAT CHANNEL, WE HAVE A LOCAL

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